quality improvement efforts, 149151, 154, 158160t, 247

work on quality indicators, 34b, 35b, 146, 195196, 257

American Academy of Pediatrics, 57, 113114, 164

American Community Survey, 88, 125, 167168

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 77, 145, 149, 261

America’s Children, 72, 110

America’s Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care, 37

Annie E. Casey Foundation, 129

Annual reports

current health monitoring system, 137, 143, 149, 191, 324

recommendations for, 6, 8, 9, 188, 191, 193

stepwise approach to data system improvement, 6, 183184

Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 78

Anxiety disorders, 104

Assuring Better Child Health and Development, 165, 322323

Asthma, 34, 35, 37, 39, 47, 5859, 100, 104, 105, 114, 136

Asthma State Plan, 170171

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, 41b, 100, 156

B

Behavioral disorders, 104, 157, 196197

Behavioral health

community factors, 4647

current data collection, 105106, 107, 123

life-course perspective, 4546

online data collection, 126b

parent’s knowledge of child’s, 59

recommendations for measurement, 11, 198199, 201

screening, 157161

See also Substance abuse

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Study, 123, 125, 126b

Benchmarking, 56, 75, 148, 151, 161, 289, 290

Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule, 84

Breastfeeding, 45

C

Cancer, 33, 55

Capacity to use and report data

challenges in, 5859

recent efforts to improve quality measurement, 161162

recommendations for improving, 6, 11, 1214, 199, 201, 205207

stepwise approach to data system improvement, 6, 183, 184

support for states, 195, 207

technical support from federal agencies, 35b

Care transitions

adolescent to adult, 163164

chronic disorders, 163

life-course perspective for monitoring, 162, 173

longitudinal studies of, 202

measuring disparities in, 194

monitoring across multiple domains, 164165

prenatal to pediatric, 162163

rationale for monitoring, 4, 179

Case mix adjustment, 7982

Census data, 69, 71

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35b, 47, 85, 97, 104105, 106, 107, 199, 203, 251

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 18, 148, 161162

assessment of preventive services by, 197

in implementation of recommendations, 187b, 193, 199, 200, 203, 204205

quality of care measurement, 34b, 35b, 135136, 143, 146, 149, 151154, 248, 301302

in state data collection efforts, 161162

vaccine data, 310311

Centers of Excellence, 150151, 174

Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, 142, 165, 247, 294295

Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation, 169

Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-Being in Rich Countries, 14, 16

Children and adolescents, defined, 2325, 75



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